ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - A mom is still in jail in Albuquerque, after police say she threatened to kill herself and her kids.
Investigators say the woman's 6-year-old daughter told them her mom threatened to throw her off a bridge.
Tawana Saiz was in court Tuesday facing child abuse charges.
Investigators say Saiz got into an argument with her husband and threatened to kill herself and her kids.
She took off with her daughters, a 6-year-old and 2-month-old.
Deputies were going to issue an amber alert when they found Saiz near Edith and Alameda and arrested her.
The kids were not hurt.
Saiz told deputies she is bipolar and has not taken her medication in about a year.
They say she admitted to threatening to kill herself, but not her kids.
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